Community Radio’s Australian Music Catalogue and Distribution Service

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General Airplay

Reggae, Ska & Dub tunes good for airplay anytime of the day to be enjoyed by all ages. Mix these tracks with your tried and true collection to showcase fresh new Australian music.

Tracks

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Rising Wind - Wiyarrpa     Indigenous, Reggae 21/05/2015
With 1 album behind their belts this old time Aboriginal Band plays a mixture of reggae and rock.
With 1 album behind their belts this old time Aboriginal Band plays a mixture of reggae and rock.

North Tanami Band - Warlpiri Reggae     Indigenous, Reggae 21/05/2015
North Tanami Band represents the contemporary indigenous music of Central Australia. Their songs reflect concerns with the social fabric of their lives, the strength of family, culture, land and law.
North Tanami Band represents the contemporary indigenous music of Central Australia. Their songs, sung in Warlpiri, reflect concerns with the social fabric of their lives, the strength of family and culture, land and law.

Tjintu Desert Band - Walpa Warri     Indigenous, Reggae, World 07/05/2015
‘Snapshot III’ showcases the best emerging artists being recorded now at CAAMA Music, the record label responsible for unearthing Aboriginal classics such as Warumpi Band, Frank Yamma and Coloured Stone.
Walpa Warri (meaning cold wind) opens with the sounds of the desert and the wind bringing the rain. Grooving along with a laid back reggae drum and bass feel, it features a harmony-layered chorus. The lead break mirrors the uplifting motion of the vast and beautiful ranges in Central Australia.

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The Dub Captains - One More Night     Pop, Reggae, Soul 07/05/2015
The Dub Captains are Melbourne’s premier 13 piece Pseudo-Reggae party band.
Melbourne Plastic-Soul juggernaut The Dubbies have served up another catchy up-beat summery track.
With Tristan Ludowyk (Bombay Royale, The Cactus Channel, The Seven Ups) back on mixing duties the song captures the Dubbies unique groove, male/ female vocals and puts their rocking horn section to the front.

Other tracks by The Dub Captains:  Watertight  -  Carolina
Freedom Summers - Spirit of Endurance     Reggae/Dub, Folk, Roots, Chill 07/05/2015
Soul Folk Reggae. Soul as in conscious. Singer/Songwriter, guitarist, sound engineer and fine artist. Recorded album using solar power hence, title, Songs of the Sun. Her paintings on the cover.
Harold Cazneaux, (DickSmith’s Grandfather) in 1937 took a photograph of a tree in S.A, which he called ‘The Spirit of Endurance’. (Gallery NSW). I came across this tree whilst passing through the Flinders Ranges and had a oneness experience with her. Then travelled out into the desert, Southern Lake Eyre.

Other tracks by Freedom Summers:  Obvious  -  Living Water
Old Man River - One Step     Pop, Ska 10/03/2015
Old Man River is back, the Australian/Israeli singer-songwriter and set to release a new single and video titled "One Step".
The feel-good song is flavoured by a surprising roots-ska sound and reminiscent of early Studio One works and Paul Simon's 'Mother and child reunion'.

"The whole idea for this track came about because I've always really wanted to make music that gets people dancing!" Rein says.

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Mar Haze - Here She Comes     Blues/Roots, Reggae, Soul 06/03/2015
Sydney based Surf Rock/Roots outfit Mar Haze have established themselves as one of New South Wales up and comers, through their unique brand of Alternative Rock and energetic live shows.
This mellow offering Mar Haze is an intimate track with soaring soulful vocals accompanied by a tale of love displaying the dynamic capability of the band. Reminiscent of soulful crooners of time passed it's easy to loose yourself amongst the sea of emotion swelling in this number.


The Floating Bridges - Dreamcatcher     Rock, Reggae, Roots 26/02/2015
The Floating Bridges are Queensland's very own 5 piece roots, rock and reggae outfit.
- Upbeat reggae rhythm
- Happy
- Catchy guitar hooks

Bearfoot - Babylon     Reggae/Dub, Dub, Roots, Chill 21/02/2015
You know that moment that was a great idea at the time, and then becomes a brilliant one? That’s Bearfoot. Tasty roots/reggae tunes
Babylon is a dark reggae rock sound, with a driving, bouncing rhythm section, catchy synth melody, and showcasing vocalist Asher Chapman's rapid-fire delivery, was recorded in one six-hour session at The Vault studio (Sunshine Coast).

Hayden Hack - Pass It On     Blues/Roots 07/02/2015
Infusing a combination of Funk, Jazz, Afrobeat and the underlying dance beats of the Reggae nations - Hayden Hack honours the musical journeys of his travelling namesake.
A funk, Afro and psychedelic aesthetic all driven by the South African front man Hayden Hack and his eight-piece funk family.

Green Hand Band - Common Welfare     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 14/01/2015
Poverty, racism and inequality are cornerstone concepts Redfern-based reggae fusion group Green Hand Band aims to break down barriers about.
Green Hand Band asks people to look at each other and treat everyone equally. Possibly a song asks everyone to look at each other and treating each other equally, it’s a collective consciousness.

Other tracks by Green Hand Band:  Social Revolution  -  Loveolution
Chuparosa - We Ain't Done Yet     Reggae/Dub, Funk, Ska, Roots 19/12/2014
From the beautiful South Coast of NSW emerges an ever expanding conglomerate of reggae, groove, dub, ska, dubstep, upbeat funk, party madness...
We Ain’t Done Yet - a groove ladened crowd pleaser

We Ain't is a exuberant statement by the band about all the fun that we have doing what we do and the brotherhood that comes from that, the band loves playing live and getting people onto the dance floor.

Other tracks by Chuparosa:  Clashin'  -  Follow The Sunshine
The Escalators - Hide and Seek     Reggae/Dub 19/12/2014
More grooves than a record store.The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, grooves of Detroit, the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica, & the funk of New Orleans.
A swinging reggae pulse carries this catchy tune along. The childish innocence of the title underscores the theme: grown-ups in love who are holding something back in their relationship.

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Other tracks by The Escalators:  My Favourite Things  -  The Girl From Ipanema
Chris Shermer - Don't Take It Easy     Blues/Roots, Acoustic, Reggae, Pop 12/12/2014
Aussie expat Chris Shermer spends much of his time these days touring his special brand of percussive finger-style acoustic guitar playing across Europe
a groovy reggae / roots track with a cool summer feel

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Centre & The South - Feel That Flow     Reggae/Dub, Roots, Pop 11/12/2014
From roots beginnings the band have evolved to a predominantly reggae sound with elements of soul and rock.
The positive, relaxing and happy vibes that exudes exponentially from Centre and The South are ridiculously infectious. They have penned a song that is all about spreading love, peace and overall good vibes, that has captured the dynamic delight that is the spirit of Centre & The South.

Dali and The Paperband - Heartless     Reggae/Dub 11/12/2014
The Hobart based trio capture audiences with intriguing originals and improvisations. Drawing influence from Dave Matthews, John Mayer and Keziah Jones, the band integrate Indi, Funk, Dance and more.
A syncopated rhythmic tune with some powerful vocals from Dali Shroj, best known for his reggae and roots work, now heading into different territory with this track but still keeping an organic feel.

Franke G Ft. Matt Knight - Once There Was     Reggae/Dub 21/11/2014
Franke G Ft. Matt Knight on the Sounds of the Wheatbelt compilation.
This song is about the life journey of teenager into an adult and the difficulties faced from an outside perspective

Sonny Rolfe - Hey Boy     Rock, Rockabilly 18/11/2014
Songwriter, arranger who records, produces and distributes his own label, with a bundle of Awards in Country, Folk, Blues and Rock.
A happy song about the obvious expression of love on a young man's face . .

Other tracks by Sonny Rolfe:  It Ain't Mine  -  One Small Kiss
Strange Tenants - I Don't Want To Fight Your War     Reggae/Dub, Ska, Soul 05/09/2014
Strange Tenants were the pre-eminent Australian SKA band of the 1980s, and toured with U2, Style Council, Paul Weller & UB40.
The album also features a new fiercely anti-war anthem, I Don’t Want To Fight Your War, an upbeat full on power-ska number. Referencing the folly/tragedy of the West’s invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, the song defiantly proclaims: “I don’t want to fight no more”.

Other tracks by Strange Tenants:  Grey Skies (Over Collingwood)
WildWater - Rrawa     Reggae/Dub, Ska 22/08/2014
WildWater fuse reggae, dub, dancehall, rock and groove.
Rrawa means 'home' and describes life in Maningrida, in Arnhem Land. GIves a look at missing the home and while living in the big city.

Other tracks by WildWater:  Blythe River  -  Walk Again